David Murphy joined the University in 2010 and serves as the University Budget Director and Associate Vice President for Finance. He has overall responsibility for the development of and monitoring of the University operating and capital budgets, as well as the management of the long range financial model.
Murphy has over twenty years of higher education budgetary experience. From 1992 to 1995 he served as Assistant Budget Director at Brown University. Murphy then joined Harvard University where he worked from 1995 to 2004, rising to the position of Assistant Dean of Finance in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Previous to joining the University, he held the position of University Budget Director at the University of Massachusetts flagship Amherst campus from 2004 to 2010.
Murphy began his career at Boston University where he worked in a variety of positions in Alumni Relations and Development. In addition, Murphy worked four years as a senior financial analyst at the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority.
Murphy received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Fairfield University and a Master of Business Administration from Boston University.